Sheriff Jonathan Benison shown swearing in newly hired Deputy Emonfre White.
White is shown above surrounded by family members Racquel Johnson, Alyce Josephine Hill and Mary Goodson, not pictured Idolis White. Sheriff Benison, Lieutenant Jeremy Rancher and Vincent Hardwick
Emonfre White stepped from the university door into the door of the Greene County Sheriff Department.
In the photo above, Sheriff Jonathan Benison is shown swearing in newly hired deputy, Emonfre White, from Tuscaloosa, AL, but whose roots are in Mantua, Greene County. Ms. White is the 23 year old daughter of Mary Bell Goodson and Fred White, Jr. and the granddaughter of the late Ovis and Bertha Goodson. Her paternal grandparents are Fred and Mary White of Fosters, AL.
White graduated from the University of Alabama on August 5, 2017 with a BS in Human Environmental Sciences. She is also a 2012 graduate of Tuscaloosa County High School.
Prior to joining the sheriff’s department, White has been serving in the Army National Guard at the Canton, AL Post. According to White, her training at Fort Jackson, SC allowed her to work diligently and gain her place with the graduating class on September 30, 2015.
According to Deputy White, “Law enforcement has been a life long dream for me.”
She plans to be active in community while enforcing the law and grateful and honored to be in this position.